Tarble Arts Center- Permanent Collection

Illinois Folk Arts Collection


Illinois Folk Arts Collection

Alternative Title

Tarble Arts Center-Permanent Collection


Includes work divided into these five sub-categories:
Buzzard Textiles
Whitcare First Lady Dolls
Roberta Bell Famous Black American Dolls
Sculptures by Ferd Metten
Burl Ives Cane Collection of Canes


The Folk Arts collection is a sub-collection of the TAC Permanent Collection; and largely compiled & collected through funding from an NEH grant. The Folk Arts collection is still actively expanding, and will remain a focus of the TAC Permanent Collection.

Items in the Illinois Folk Arts Collection Collection

Carved bird.J.Z.M

Carved bird.J.Z. 99

Carved bird.J. Z. M

Carved bird.J. Z. M

Carved bird.J. Z. 99